Tennessee to test cybersecurity of its next-generation 911 systems
One of the states furthest along in adopting an IP-based 911 system has hired a company to point out the weak points in its 142 emergency call centers.
Four legal tips for managing data during the pandemic
News concerns around security, compliance, data-ownership and access are increasingly relevant as staff work remotely during the pandemic, a lawyer told the National Association of Counties' online conference.
Pandemic was a test for states’ IT preparedness, says Alaska CIO
Alaska Chief Information Officer Bill Smith said he’s treating the rush to remote work as a case study in emergency preparedness.
Mississippi CIO Craig Orgeron announces retirement
Orgeron, one of the nation's longest serving technology chiefs, said he's made the "tough decision" to step down in August.
‘Build a coalition’ for election security, says New Jersey’s CISO
The need for actionable intelligence requires broad collaboration on election security, said New Jersey Chief Information Security Officer Michael Geraghty.
What role should innovation play in states’ pandemic response?
North Dakota CIO Shawn Riley and Utah CIO Mike Hussey said new technologies and ideas helped their states prepare for the pandemic and will continue to aid their responses.